Brother of Jean-Francois Father of Phillipe QMJHL First All-Star Team (1974) Shared Vezina Trophy with Don Edwards (1980) Shared William M. Jennings Trophy with Tom Barrasso (1985)
Traded to Detroit by Buffalo for future considerations, December 2, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, June 1, 1982. Traded to Chicago by Buffalo for Chicago's 3rd round choice (Kevin Kerr) in 1986 Entry Draft, October 15, 1985. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 10, 1987.
[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.
— Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice on Mathieu Perreault, who scored two goals in win against Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday